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To tackle big, thorny challenges, you need big, unconventional ideas.

That’s what you’ll find here: boundary-pushing proposals for changing the way organizations work and leaders lead — from setting strategy to allocating resources to designing work to rewarding and compensating individuals.

Check out the disruptive ideas and radical fixes posted by your fellow MIXers below — and join them in stirring the pot by proposing your own. A hack can be as seemingly basic as a better way to run meetings or as high-stakes as a complete overhaul of the compensation system — as long as it turns the tables on management-as-usual and offers up a pathway to progress on one of the moonshots.

The MIX Lab / Hacks

A dynamic collection of real-world case studies from the MIX community

Sampling the human condition of others - walking in their shoes - is what engenders empathy.
Hack by Neil Tambe on June 28, 2010
Bring back the enthusiasm of all employees in your organization by going the direction of Farmville (popular game on Facebook).
Hack by Madhusudan Rao on June 28, 2010
RRO (Resource Renewal Officer) responsible for creating a ready supply of confident, fearless managers.
Hack by William W. Keep on June 27, 2010
Leaders can get a lot  more done if they did a lot less.  60%+ of time is wasted by top executives as the context for leadership has changed faster than our assumptions.  This hack
Hack by Nick Obolensky on June 27, 2010
In this short essay I'll try to sketch an incentive schema that should bring a solution to the Principle-Agent Problem.
BREP would stand for: Back to basics; Rational expectations; customer Experience management; and Patterns management.
Hack by Ovidiu Slavoiu on June 25, 2010
Implement a revolutionary, transparent corporate environment that: (1) allows meritocracy to assert its proper influence on the decision-making process; (2) eradicates the power of brow
Hack by Alice Huang on June 25, 2010
I find that most of the  gross mistakes people commit while working in Organizations are  just due to the following two reasons :1>>> Extreme desire to get into the fast t
Porter's Five Forces Model has been used in MBA level and other business courses on college campuses since it was invented by Michael Porter just over 30 years ago.
Hack by Aaron Anderson on June 25, 2010
With the existing technology, it's very easy to establish a wikilocation to bridge the gap between what we do internally in theoperational side of university and colleges (as well as any othereducatio
Hack by Aaron Anderson on June 24, 2010
Has the position of University or College President become overlyburdensome and too much for one person?
Hack by Aaron Anderson on June 24, 2010
If freedom means being unbound how effective is such liberation in an innovation environment?
Hack by Altaf Jasnaik on June 22, 2010
It is conversations that shape our experiences. Creativity and the potential for change within organisations lie with 'shadow conversations' and their tension with the legitimate.
Hack by Mireille Jansma on June 19, 2010